1805 – Born on October 23rd in Providence, Rhode Island. American bibliographer, librarian, politician, and scholar. – As secretary of the state of Rhode Island he rearranged and classified the state records and prepared bibliographies and compilations on state history. 1848 – Made his greatest contribution to linguistics with his pioneer work, Dictionary ..
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1920 – Born on October 19th in Roha, near Mumbai, India. Dadaji, the founder of the Swadhyay Movement (Parivar). – He triggered off a socio-economic revolution of sorts with this Swadhyaya movement—which continues to carry his good work forward. – He became founder and leader of the Bhagavad Gita-based self-study known as swadhyaya, a movement ..
1907 – Born on the 8th of December in Pazardzhik, Bulgaria. 1920 – His family came to the United States, settling in Attleboro, Mass. There, Artine worked as a shoeshine boy, learning English from the conversations eddying overhead. 1931 – Artine Artinian, of the Class, teacher and scholar. Native of Bulgaria, emigrant to Massachusetts at ..
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1520 – Born on March 17th in Dijon, France. A theoretician and historian of the dance. 1530 – He was ordained a priest. 1574 – He became a canon at Langres, where he was encouraged to pursue his studies by the Jesuits, who considered dance to be educationally important. 1588 – Wrote Orchésographie which contains ..
1946 – Born on the 27th of March in Havana, Cuba. 1967 – Educated at Worth School and upon completing his degree in modern history at Durham University. 1972 – Aris married Aung San Suu Kyi, whom he had met while in college. 1978 – He did postgraduate studies at the University of London and ..
257 – Born in Byzantium, Greece. 198 – He succeeded Eratosthenes as head librarian of the Library of Alexandria. at the age of 60. 180 – He died in Alexandria..
1797 – Born on the 19th of November. 1815 – Graduating with honors at Columbia College. 1819 – He began the study of law, and was admitted to the bar, but never practiced. 1820 – He was appointed assistant professor of Greek and Latin in his old college, 1867 – Died on the 29th of ..
Nationality: Moorish American 1886 – Drew was born in North Carolina on January 8, 1886. 1902 – Joined a travelling circus at the age of sixteen. He became a stage magician. 1905 – He learned mysticism and had a lost version of the Qur’an. 1913 – Founded Moorish Science Temple of America in Newark, New ..